• WordNet 3.6
    • n romanticization the act of indulging in sentiment
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  • Charles Bukowski
    Charles Bukowski
    “You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.”
  • Anita Brookner
    “Romanticism is not just a mode; it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.”


In literature:

There is a looseness and lushness, a romanticism and balladry, in the work, that is not quite characteristic.
"Musical Portraits" by Paul Rosenfeld
And such romanticism is not a sin.
"Notes on My Books" by Joseph Conrad
Romanticism, French school of, iv, 230.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Romanticism as a school had done its work and was now extinct.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866" by Various
Romanticism had confounded the picturesque with the anecdotal; character with accident; colour with oddity.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
Nothing, however, could wean Luzzatto from adherence to Spanish-Italian romanticism.
"Jewish Literature and Other Essays" by Gustav Karpeles
We have grown out of these crude attempts at romanticism.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
It begins with some observations on Romanticism and Classicism.
"War Letters of a Public-School Boy" by Henry Paul Mainwaring Jones
It is no part of my present scheme to describe the battle which romanticism in music waged against the prevalent conventionalities.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8)" by Various
It was at this time that the terms Romanticism and Romantic came into common use.
"Six Centuries of Painting" by Randall Davies

In news:

THE opening credits of "Band of Brothers" captures the pretty romanticism of war-in-the-movies.
Maybe I'm romanticizing my teen years.
Romanticize a St Louis summer all you want.
ROMANTICISM lives on in the highly charged work of the Russian choreographer Boris Eifman, a well-known figure in Europe whose Eifman Ballet of St Petersburg only now makes its American debut, beginning Wednesday at City Center.
A bed and breakfast owner is one of the most romanticized vocations .
The 1920s is an era romanticized and glorified, often by individuals who weren't even alive at the time.
Nicholas Ray's moving 1955 tale of teenage romanticism thwarted by an adult world of televisions and atomic bombs established James Dean as America's first underage icon.
Mixing Romanticism and Business in a Bordeaux Chateau .
New York is no slouch in the self-romanticizing department.
From a British vessel outside Baltimore harbor, Francis Scott Key observed the flag still waving above Fort McHenry in a romanticized historical image.
Few cultures have been as demonized and romanticized as the Gypsies , but the New York Gypsy Festival focuses on their spirit as embodied in their soulful, exuberant music.
Steve Jobs, Romanticism, and the Marriage of Technology and Humanities .
"So when I'm kissing my wife, we're actually husband and wife honoring marriage behind the scenes," Cameron said as Gifford and Kotb melted from the romanticism of the moment.
" Like Crazy " is what my friends call a "Brad movie" — typically a sweet and/or angsty stew of over-romanticized love.
A Saskatchewan writer unearths the ruthless , bloody history behind the romanticism of Prairie settlement.

In science:

Unfortunately, this romanticized and sanitized vision of the economy led most economists to ignore all the things that can go wrong.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics